Top Tickets This Week: Duran Duran, Dappy, The Overtones, Suzi Quatro, Scouting For Girls, Arch Enemy, Behemoth, Wet Wet Wet and more

Duran Duran


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The British pop icons will perform their first London show in six years on July 11 as part of the BST Hyde Park series. They’ll be joined by special guests Nile Rodgers and CHIC, and Grace Jones, with further acts to be announced. Duran Duran were due to headline the bill in 2020, but the festival did not take place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 4 and fans who purchased tickets to the band’s cancelled 2020 performance are guaranteed tickets if they rebook.

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Dappy

The British rapper and singer, well known for his time with N-Dubz, will bring his Duki’s Playground Tour to Glasgow, Sheffield, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bournemouth and London, where he’ll play Electric Brixton, during May 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 4.

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The Overtones

The vocal group will celebrate their 10th anniversary with 20 shows in autumn 2021, kicking off on November 9 in Halifax and wrapping up on December 12 in Sheffield. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 4.

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Also announced this week:

  • Scouting For Girls have announced a UK and Ireland tour for autumn 2021.
  • Suzi Quatro will headline London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall in April 2022.
  • Arch Enemy have confirmed a co-headline tour with Behemoth of the UK and Europe for autumn 2021.
  • Wet Wet Wet will take The Journey Tour across the UK throughout autumn 2021.
  • Roni Size and LTJ Bukem will team up for a UK tour throughout late 2021.
  • Eric Clapton has announced a fourth London show for spring 2021.

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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This Week’s New Releases: Twenty One Pilots, You Me At Six And Cat Power

This week you really are spoilt for choice. Twenty One Pilots have finally followed up 2015’s ‘Blurryface’, You Me At Six have released LP #6 and Cat Power has put out a new record.

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Adrianne Lenker – ‘abysskiss’ (Saddle Creek)

Ancient Shapes – ‘Silent Rave’ (You’ve Changed Records)

AlunaGeorge – ‘Champagne Eyes’ EP (AlunaGeorge)

Atmosphere – ‘Mi Vida Local’ (Rhymesayers)

Behemoth – ‘I Loved You At Your Darkest’ (Nuclear Blast)

Black Peaks – ‘All That Divides’ (Rise Records/BMG)

Cat Power – ‘Wanderer’ (Domino)

City and Colour – ‘Guide Me Back Home’ (Still Records)

Coheed and Cambria – ‘The Unheavenly Creatures’ (Roadrunner)

Cursive – ‘Vitriola’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Doyle Bramhall II – ‘Shades’ (Provogue Records)

Echo & the Bunnymen – ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’ (BMG)

Electric Six – ‘Bride Of The Devil’ (Metropolis Records)

Eric Church – ‘Desperate Man’ (EMI)

Estrons – ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’ (The Orchard/Gofod Records)

Fucked Up – ‘Dose Your Dreams’ (Merge)

Ghostface Killah – ‘The Lost Tapes’ (X-Ray Records)

High On Fire – ‘Electric Messiah’ (eOne Music)

Hugh Cornwell – ‘Monster’ (Sony)

Ice Nine Kills – ‘The Silver Scream’ (Fearless Records)

Jerusalem in My Heart – ‘Daqa’iq Tudaiq’ (Constellation)

JR Harbidge – ‘First Ray Of Light’ (Mob Acoustic via Absolute)

Kenny Allstar – ‘Block Diaries’ (Locked In/Star Work/Columbia)

Kristin Hersh – ‘Possible Dust Clouds’ (Fire Records)

KT Tunstall – ‘Wax’ (Virgin)

Madeline Kenney – ‘Perfect Shapes’ (Carpark Records)

Marie Davidson – ‘Working Class Woman’ (Ninja Tune)

Matt Nathanson – ‘Sings His Sad Heart’ (Acrobat Records)

mewithoutYou – ‘[Untitled]’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Molly Burch – ‘First Flower’ (Captured Tracks)

Petite Noir – ‘La Maison Noir/The Black House’ (Roya)

Phosphorescent – ‘C’est La Vie’ (Dead Oceans)

Ron Gallo – ‘Stardust Birthday Party’ (New West)

Steve Perry – ‘Traces’ (Fantasy Records)

Swearin’ – ‘Fall Into the Sun’ (Merge)

Sylar – ‘Seasons’ (Hopeless Records)

Tall Heights – ‘Pretty Colors For Your Actions’ (Masterworks)

T.I. – ‘Dime Trap’ (Epic Records)

Tokyo Police Club – ‘TPC’ (Dine Alone)

Twenty One Pilots – ‘Trench’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Various Artists (Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and cast) – ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack (Universal)

Will Hoge – ‘My American Dream’ (EDLO Records/Thirty Tigers)

Windhand – ‘Eternal Return’ (Relapse Records)

You Me at Six – ‘VI’ (Underdog/AWAL)

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